Any Duchess Will Do (Spindle Cove, Book 4) by Tessa Dare

By Tessa Dare

<span>What's a duke to do, whilst the lady who's completely fallacious turns into the girl he can't dwell without?

Griffin York, the Duke of Halford, has no wish to wed this season--or any season--but his diabolical mom abducts him to "Spinster Cove" and insists he decide on a bride from the women in place of dwelling. Griff comes to a decision to educate her a lesson that may finish the wedding debate endlessly. He chooses the serving girl.

Overworked and suffering, Pauline Simms doesn't dream approximately dukes. All she wishes is to hold up her barmaid apron and open a bookstore. That dream turns into conceivable whilst an smug, sinfully appealing duke bargains her a small fortune for a week's employment. Her tasks are uncomplicated: undergo his mother's "duchess training"... and fail miserably.

But in London, Pauline isn't a depressing failure. She's a courageous, quick-witted, beguiling failure--a girl who ignites Griff's wish and soothes the darkness in his soul. protecting Pauline by way of his part won't be effortless. no matter if Society may well settle for a serving lady duchess--can a roguish duke persuade a serving lady to belief him along with her heart?</span>

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What can I do? ” “We have to do something. ” 30 Lori Copeland He looked at her, shaking his head with disbelief. “Hasn’t it sunk in yet? We’re not getting out of here. The jail is too tight, the sheriff is too crooked. ” “Pooh. ” After all, yesterday when her circumstances looked bleak, God had rescued her. He still looked out for her, didn’t He? If only Abigail were here—she’d figure a way out of this. They glanced up as the front door opened again. An unkempt man entered this time, followed by a black man.

Anne-Marie glanced over her shoulder to find Creed already damp and cold. The buckboard rattled to a stop, the door to the shanty opened, and the barrel of a shotgun appeared. ” a gravelly voice demanded. “It’s me, Anne-Marie, Eulalie! ” My Heart Stood Still 41 The barrel of the gun vanished and the door immediately swung open. “One of the McDougal young’uns? ” A scarecrow of an old woman shuffled onto the porch and made her way down the rickety steps. Anne-Marie counted three sweaters and a heavy coat the woman was wearing—plus overalls and work boots.

Eulalie met his eyes, understanding passing between them. “It’s not necessary for you to sleep out there. ” “Suit yourself. ” Shuffling to the stove, Eulalie took the lid off a pot and drew in the smell of the steamy contents. “Better have a bite to eat before you go. ” Giving Anne-Marie a cursory nod, he strode quickly out the door, latching it behind him. The occupants of the shanty settled down for the night. Eulalie provided a skirt and worn feed-sack blouse, and Anne-Marie gratefully shed the disguise before she made herself a pallet beside the bed.

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